Linux Administration with Ansible: Getting Started with Ansible Automation
by Andrew Mallett
This course will teach you the fundamentals of managing Linux systems with Ansible.
What you'll learn
There is more and more need to manage multiple-systems and most budgets do not allow for extra staff. In this course, Linux Administration with Ansible: Getting Started with Ansible Automation, you’ll learn to install Ansible and manage a mix of Linux systems. First, you’ll explore methods of automation and why you might want to use Ansible. Next, you’ll discover how using ad-hoc commands can help in quickly configuring systems to a desired state. Finally, you’ll learn how to implement Ansible Playbooks for repeatably correct configurations against your estate. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Ansible automation needed to manage a small environment.
About the author
Andrew is an all around Linux professional with in depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java.
Having worked for many years in training, Andrew has developed automated course build systems after endless time wasted on Friday nights. The first build system he built was aptly named
"Friday nights." This has inspired his interest in all things deployment related. He has authored training courses on M... moreicrosoft Deployment Toolkit as well as countless bespoke PXE solutions
to training organizations.
His commitment to the community shows in the amount of content that he has uploaded to his YouTube channel since theurbanpenguin was founded in 2009, as well as more recently helping with the
Google / Raspberry Pi CoderDojo project. He also teaches Linux in schools.
Over the years Andrew has taught Novell, Microsoft, Lotus Notes, Citrix, Solaris as well as Linux. It is Linux, though, where his love is. Andrew is able to help you understand how the product will fit into your organization and understand the heterogeneous environment we all work in.